Births Announcements 2024

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Amélie Schmid von Schmidfelden Princess zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg and her husband Benedikt Schmid von Schmidfelden had their first son and first child Anton on January 2nd 2024.

Source: the mother's IG history
Prince Felix of Luxembourg (June 1984), second son of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, and his wife Princess Claire (March 1985) welcomed their third child and second boy on January 7, 2024.

The baby was born in Luxembourg and is named Balthazar Felix Karl.

Bis sister Amalia was born in 2014 and big brother Liam was born in 2016.

** Announcement **
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Zoë Mary Manners (b.14 November 1989) [eldest of three children of Charles Henry Manners (b.1957, scion of the Dukes of Rutland) & his wife Nichola, nee Thompson] & her husband Jack Copley (b.1989) [son of Robert Copley (descended from the Earls of Loudoun) & his wife Diana, nee Wingfield (a scion of the Viscount Powerscourt)] had their second child, Kit Thomas Charles, on 8 January.

A brother for Martha Florence Smith (6-6-2021).

Mathieu de Waele (b.16 September 1986) [third of four children of Princess Clarissa of Windisch-Graetz (b.1966) {herself daughter of Princess Dorothea of Hesse (b.1934) & her late husband, Prince Friedrich of Windisch-Graetz (1917-2002)} & her husband Eric de Waele (b.1962)] & his wife Eline, nee Van Vlasselaer had their second child, Elliot, this year.

A brother for Lizzie (10-2-2020).

His eldest brother Michel (b.18 May 1986) is married to Caroline Libbrecht since 2011: they have three children: Raphaël (b.2013), Lucy (b.2015) & Samuel (b.2017).
His other brother Alexandre (b.3 July 1987) is reportedly single.
His sister Rubi (b.26 January 1994) and her partner Sicco van Nes have two daughters: Alice Coco (b.2020) & Emma Sophie (b.2022).

Count Guido Brandolini d'Adda, Count di Valmareno (b.1990) [son of Count Brandino Brandolini d'Adda, Count di Valmareno (b.1957) & late his wife Marie, nee Angliviel de la Baumelle (1963-2013)] & his wife Donna Sofia Pironti [dei duchi di Campagna] (b.1991) had their first child, Alba, this year.

Alba is the firstborn granddaghter of her paternal grandfather; her uncles Marcantonio (b.1991) & Gioacchino (b.2000) are single.

Source: Descendants of Giovanni Agnelli and Clara Boselli

Charles Robert George Innes-Ker, the 11th Duke of Roxburghe (b.18 February 1981), of Floors Castle, Kelso [elder son of the late 10th Duke of Roxburghe (1954-2019) & his first wife the former Lady Jane Meriel Grosvenor (b.1953)] & his wife Annabel, nee Green (b.1989) [daughter of the late Mr Ian Green and Mrs Patrick Quirk] had their first child and heir, Frederick Charles, on 28 February; he will take the courtesy title of Marquis of Bowmont and Cessford.

In 2015 the Duke had a daughter, Eugenie, with fashion designer Morvarid Sahafi.

Young Frederick is heir to some of Scotland’s senior peerages and the Premier baronetcy in the Nova Scotia creations. He is destined to be 12th Duke of Roxburghe (Peerage of Scotland cr 1707), 12th Marquis of Bowmont & Cessford (cr Scot 1707), 16th Earl of Roxburghe (cr Scot, 1616), 12th Earl of Kelso (Scot 1707), 7th Earl Innes (cr UK 1837), 12th Viscount Broxmouth (Scot, 1707), 16th Lord Roxburghe (cr Scot1600), 16th Lord Ker of Cessford & Cavertoun (Scot, cr 1616), 12th Lord Ker of Cessford & Overton (Scot 1707), and 13th Baronet (cr 1625).

Source: Son and heir for the Duke & Duchess of Roxburghe

Dr Eleanor Bowes-Lyon [nee Harland], wife of Charles David Bowes-Lyon [born 1989], scion of the Earls of Strathmore & Kinghorne, gave birth to a son, Harry David, 3 March, 2024, a brother for Eva Rose, who was born 19 June, 2022.

Charles Bowes-Lyon is a son of David James Bowes-Lyon [born 21 July, 1947], of Heriot, Midlothian, by his wife the former Elizabeth Harriet Colville, CVO [born 3 December, 1952], scion of the Viscounts Colville of Culross, and is descended from the 13th Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne [1824-1904], who was the paternal grandfather of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

Charles's mother, Mrs David Bowes-Lyon, was appointed a Lady-in-waiting to HRH The Princess Royal in 1990. She is a goddaughter of HM Queen Elizabeth II, and daughter of the late Sir John [Jock] Colville [1915-87], Private Secretary to the then Princess Elizabeth 1947-49, and later private secretary to Sir Winston Churchill.

Dr Eleanor L. [Ellie] Bowes-Lyon is a daughter of Mr and Mrs David Harland, of Dundrum, Dublin.

Lady Antonia Mary Catherine Morant (nee Peel, born 14 December, 1991), wife of Hubert George H.J. Morant (born 26 April, 1993), gave birth to a daughter, Martha Charlotte Marigold, 22 February, 2024.

Hubert, scion of the Morant landed gentry family, is a son of Simon Nicholas Gale Morant (born 19 June, 1943), of Buckland Marsh, Oxfordshire, and his wife the former Jacqueline Susan Rich.

Lady Antonia is a daughter of the 3rd Earl Peel, GCVO, PC, DL [born 3 Oct, 1947], former Lord Chamberlain to Queen Elizabeth II, whose home is at Gunnerside, Swaledale, North Yorkshire, by his second wife the former Hon Charlotte Clementine Soames [born 17 July, 1954], scion of that landed gentry family, daughter of the life peer, the late Baron Soames, GCMG, GCVO, CH, CBE, PC (1920-87), and a granddaughter maternally of the Rt Hon Sir Winston Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA [1874-1965].

Sir Winston and his wife Clementine had a daughter, Marigold, who died in infancy in 1921.

Source for both: Peerage News

Carlos Fitz James Stuart y de Solis (b.30 November 1991) [younger of two sons of Carlos Martinez de Irujo y Fitzjames-Stuart, Duke of Alba (b.1949) & his former wife Matilda de Solis y Martinez de Campos (b.1963)] & his wife Belen Corsini de Lacalle (b.1988) [daughter of Carlos Corsini & his wife Monica Lacalle Rubio] had their first, child, Carlos, on 4 March.

Source: Carlos Fitz-James y Belén Corsini han sido padres de su primer hijo
Princess Alexandra Galitzine (*1986), daughter of Prince Piotr Galitzine (*1955) and Archduchess Marie-Anna of Austria (*1954), and her husband Dmitry Loktionov (*1989) had their second child, Lev, this year.

The couple married in 2021. Their first child's name and DOB are unknown.

Source: Descendants of Archduke Franz Karl of Austria
Prince Amaury(*1991) and Princess Pélagie(*1990) of Bourbon Parma have welcomed their first child: a daughter!
Her same is Sybille.

Prince Amaury(*1991) and Princess Pélagie(*1990) of Bourbon Parma have welcomed their first child: a daughter!
Her same is Sybille.

Update: Princess Sybille of Bourbon Parma was born on Christmas Day the previous year, so this post should be transferred to "Birth Announcements 2023" thread:

Joanna Kate Ponsonby [nee Sutton, born 1987], wife of Frederick Edward Ponsonby [born 1986], scion of the Ponsonby baronets, gave birth to a daughter, Tessa Tiggy Elizabeth, 5 March, 2024, a sister for Archie Jonathan Charles, who was born 19 September, 2019, and for Penelope Sylvia Mary, born 5 August, 2021.

Fred Ponsonby is a younger son of Sir Charles Ponsonby, 3rd Baronet [born 1951], of Woodstock, co Oxford, by his wife the former Mary Priscilla Bromley Davenport, scion of that landed gentry family.

Joanna Ponsonby is a daughter of Robert Hiles Sutton [born 1954], of Newton Valence, co Hampshire, by his wife the former Caroline Jane Dewey [born 1955], daughter of Sir Anthony Dewey, 3rd Baronet [1921-2016].

Source: Peerage News
Hello, the complete names of Princess Sybille of Bourbon-Parme are Sybille Marie Zita Amélie Constance Joseph.

Thank you in advance,

Hello, Viscountess Newport,née Eliza Liepina , wife of Alexander Michael Orlando Bridgeman, Viscount Newport, Eldest son and heir of Earl of Countess of Bradford had their first child and son : Hon. Archibald (Archie) Henry Orlando Bridgeman on 19 March 2024.

Thank you in advance,
Hello, i made a mistake in my previous post. The mother of the young father isn't the actual w8fe of the Earl of Bradford but his first wife née Joanne Elizabeth Miller.

Thank you in advance,
Prince Pedro Alberto of Orleans and Braganza (b.31 May 1988) [son of Prince Alberto of Brazil (b.1957) & his wife Maritza, nee Ribas Bokel (b.1961)] & his wife Alessandra, nee Haegler Fragoso Pires (b.1994) [daughter of Rafael Fragoso Pires & his wife Bettina Alessandra Haegler] had their first child, Arthur, this year.

It's young father's parents' debut as grandparents.

Source: Descendants of King Louis Philippe I of the French

Sophia von Pezold (b.1993) [daughter of Countess Christina of Solms-Laubach (b.1962) & her husband Kilian von Pezold (b.1964)] & her husband Baron Clemens von Elverfeldt (b.1992) had their first child this year.
Source: Descendants of Prince Christian Heinrich of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Countess Charlotte of Leiningen-Westerburg
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